Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night. God said, 'Let Newton be!' and all was light.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe...
True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making every one about one...
Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools.
So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
All chance, direction, which thou canst not see
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as...
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others upon ourselves
Astrologers that future fates foreshow.
Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius...
Vices and virtues are of a strange nature, for the more we have, the fewer...
How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet...
'Tis true, perfection none must hope to find in all the world, much less in...
The vulgar boil, the learned roast, an egg.
At every word a reputation dies.
Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, - health, peace,...
Never was it given to mortal man - To lie so boldly as we women...
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
Satan is wiser now than before, and tempts by making rich instead of poor.
Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man.